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Latest product and growing information plus what's happening at DWN.
NEW VIDEO: Tom Spellman demonstrates winter detail pruning in DWN's two-year-old backyard orchard style planting.
The new Quick Screens allow home growers to narrow the 300+ home garden fruit varieties to select lists for further study. Users select a harvest date range plus chilling requirement and hardiness zone parameters.
From parent stock long in development, the peach/nectarine and cherry gene pools are now joining plum and apricot (of Pluot® and Aprium® fame) to accelerate the breeding of new stone fruits.
At Dave Wilson Nursery blind fruit tastings in the past two years, six varieties qualified as new "Taste Test Winners".
In a new FruitTube™ how-to video, Tom Spellman demonstrates how bareroot fruit trees should be pruned for success. Also, checkout the new online version of the Top 100, DWN's best-selling fruit varieties.
The new database-driven website software facilitates the display of select lists, such as a list of all currently recommended packing fruit varieties for the Fresno region.
High demand continues for the Independence® self-fertile almond from Zaiger's Inc. Genetics. The new statistics handout includes 2012 production.
Understanding the winter cold ("chilling") requirement for deciduous fruit trees and how to apply it can be confusing.